Amorites, Mountain of the
specifically mentioned in Deuteronomy 1:19-20 (comp. Deuteronomy 1:44). It seems to be the range which rises abruptly from the plateau of et-Tih, south of Judea, running from a little south of west to north of east, and of which the extremities are the Jebel Araif en-Nakah westward and Jebel el-Mukrah eastward, and from which line the country continues mountainous all the way to Hebron.
Smith's Bible Names Dictionary (1866)